Dig In Italy

During summer, the Italian countryside is blanketed in gold by fields of girasole (GEE-rah-so-LAY), known in English as sunflowers. The eponymous ravioli is cut to resemble the daisy-like flower heads. One might say, then, that Girasoli is the pasta of summer.We thought a summer pasta sounded sensational and wanted our Girasloli to capture the radiance and warmth of its namesake. We turned to our revered Italian pasta makers for a recipe. Committed to preserving regional culinary traditions, they presented us with a fine Ricotta & Lemon Zest Pasta in the style of Sicily, using real Sicilian lemons. It starts with...

5 Cheese Frusta

January 29, 2014 in

Once people started folding up flat pizza, things got a little dicey (and we’re not talking about the cut of the veggies)... Is it a Calzone? A Stromboli? Can we still call it a pizza? We’ve never been ones to intentionally confuse. Nevertheless, we just couldn’t resist tossing our own marvelously misshapen version of pizza into the air. Behold, Trader Joe’s 5 Cheese Frusta. The Frusta may have originated somewhere in...